President’s Scholarship for Women in Cybersecurity

It is time for women to take a stand toward promoting a cyber safe industry and break stereotypes by coming forward to bridge this gap. EC-Council University is thrilled to announce “President’s Scholarship for Women in Cybersecurity”.  All women who have interest in cybersecurity are encouraged to apply for this scholarship program.

Provided By:

Founded in 2003 by the School’s President, Mr. Sanjay Bavisi, EC-Council University (ECCU) is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The University is dedicated to creating superior educational programs enabling graduates to be equipped to face the latest IT security risks.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: USD 2,000
  • Deadline: January 31st, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are:

  • All women who are in cybersecurity are eligible to apply.
  • All woman applicants must be international.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying for the scholarship you may check the given link: https://www.eccu.edu/application-form/

Supporting Documents:

The applicants who are interested in applying must write an essay of 200 words on what you think about Women in Cyber Leadership.

Award Amount:

The person who does the best will receive USD 2,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.eccu.edu/scholarship/

Contact Information:

To know more about the scholarship you can contact at presidentsscholarship-at-eccu.edu

FIU Elaine Gordon Scholarship

At the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, the Florida International University is providing “Elaine Gordon Scholarship” in Women’s Studies. To applying the student must be fully admitted in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education as a Women’s and Gender Studies major or Certificate earner. FIU is committed to high-quality teaching, state-of-the-art research and creative activity, and collaborative engagement with their local and global communities.

Provided By:

Florida International University (FIU) is an American metropolitan public research university in Greater Miami, Florida, United States. FIU has two major campuses in Miami-Dade County, with its main campus in University Park.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $3,500
  • Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

The scholarship applicant must demonstrate that he/she must be:

  • Be fully admitted in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education as a Women’s and Gender Studies Major or Certificate earner.
  • Have completed or be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours of Women’s and Gender Studies courses.
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of application.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Financial need will be one consideration in awarding the scholarship.
  • Undergraduates with at least two semesters of study (not including summer) remaining are eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

All interested applicants can sign up through the given link to apply for the scholarship: https://fiu.academicworks.com/users/sign_in

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students must be ready to submit the following:

  • A resume.
  • A typed, two-page essay addressing how the student has and intends to pursue the goals expressed in Elaine Gordon’s work and achievements, as well as how financial assistance will help achieve these goals.
  • Financial need statement (financial need will be one consideration in awarding the scholarship).
  • One letter of recommendation from a present or former professor.
  • An unofficial transcript reflecting all coursework completed.
  • Application Coversheet

Award Amount:

The scholarships are valued at a maximum of $3,500.

Detailed Information Link:

https://womenstudies.fiu.edu/news/2017/httpswomenstudiesfiueduacademicsscholarship-opportunities/

CREW Boston Educational Foundation Scholarship

The CREW Boston Education Foundation is delighted to announce its annual scholarship program named as “CREW Boston Educational Foundation scholarships”. The scholarship is available for any female student entering her junior or senior year of undergraduate school or entering or enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited college or university. CREW Network exists to transform the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally.

Provided By:
CREW Network Foundation is recognized by the United States IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization. CREW Network was founded in 1989 to bring together women involved in the many aspects of the commercial real estate to exchange information, develop business contacts and help each other succeed professionally.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Deadline: February 28, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: May 1, 2018

Eligibility:

To receive the scholarship, you must be

  • The applicant must be a female student in good standing entering her junior year, senior year or a graduate program at an accredited college or university in the New England area.
  • The applicant must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the commercial real estate, through coursework and/or work experience.
  • The applicant must be willing to have her name and town/city appear in promotional announcements by the CREW Boston Educational Foundation or CREW Boston.

Instructions for Applying:

You must go through the given link to download the application form: https://www.crewboston.org/getattachment/Foundation/CBEF_ScholarshipApp2018.pdf.aspx

All application material must be submitted by mail or email to CREW Boston Educational Foundation, Inc. c/o CREW Boston 101 Federal Street, Suite 1900 Boston, MA 02110 or laura-at-crewboston.org

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • Complete pages 2 and 3 of application
  • Letter of recommendation from a professor and/or commercial real estate professional
  • Copy of transcript
  • Resume
  • One-page summary stating why you want to pursue a career in commercial real estate and why you are deserving of this scholarship.

Award Amount:

The scholarship will be awarded in May 2018, is expected to be at least one $10,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.crewboston.org/Foundation

AGI Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline:  January 3rd, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is delighted to announce “Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship”. The scholarship is open to all women who are pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the geosciences. The scholarship is merit-based program and applicants will be evaluated on their probability of successfully completing a geoscience graduate program and transitioning into the geoscience profession.

Host Institution:

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit federation of 51 geoscientific and professional organizations that represent geologists, geophysicists, and other earth scientists. The Institute represents and serves the geoscience community by providing collaborative leadership and information to connect Earth, science, and people.

Eligibility:

In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must meet all of the following eligibility

·         All women pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the geosciences at an accredited U.S. institution of higher education in a recognized geoscience program.

·         Applicants will be thesis-based, full-time students and due to the nature of the position.

·         Applicant must either be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Instructions for Applying:

Are you interested to apply for the scholarship, you may check the given link:

https://www.americangeosciences.org/workforce/harriet-evelyn-wallace-scholarship/application

Supporting Documents:

Have the following ready before you complete this application.

·         Submit a list of AGI’s professional member societies to which you are a member, and include your membership identification number for each.

·         Indication of which graduate school you are attending, or intend on attending. Please include any acceptance forms or letters from the institution. (NOTE: You do not yet have to be accepted into your graduate program to apply for the Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship. However, you will not receive any support until you have formally accepted your admission to the graduate program). Additionally, please indicate your expected graduation term and year clearly on your application.

·         Curriculum Vitae (not resume), including short descriptions of any geoscience, technology, academic, professional development or applicable extracurricular activities. Please do not include descriptions of courses or coursework.

·         A strict, 500-word limit abstract about your research interests in graduate school, why you can accomplish that research and what impact it will have on the geoscience community.

·         A strict, 500-word limit personal statement about your non-academic interests. What roles do your passions, hobbies, employment, or other activities have in your life? Why are they important to you? How do these additional items make you a competitive applicant for the Wallace Scholarship?

Award Description:

·         The successful applicant will be awarded $5,000 for her first scholarship year.

·         All Wallace Scholars are eligible to receive a second scholarship of $5,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.americangeosciences.org/workforce/harriet-evelyn-wallace-scholarship

Contact Information:

Have any question, you can contact to coordinator Heather Houlton at wallacescholarship-at-agiweb.org.

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Winner Announcement:  April 2018

Brief Description:

The Sunflower Initiative, Inc. is pleased to announce a scholarship program named as “the Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship”. The scholarship is open to women who are attending an undergraduate women’s college in the United States. The scholarship will provide a financial support to attend a woman’s college where her intellect and talents will be nurtured and where she will receive an education preparing her to participate fully in public life.

Host Institution:

The Sunflower Initiative is a non-profit organization founded by women who have so valued their woman’s college experience that they want to help provide that opportunity for other women. It was created to honor the legacy of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and seeks to embrace women from other women’s colleges who share their passion for the life-changing experience.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the candidates must meet all the following criteria:

  • Women who have completed one semester of college or more are not eligible.
  • Applicants should have an unweighted GPA of at least a 3.7 and either a composite SAT score of at least 1900 or 1350.
  • Applicants have composite ACT score of at least 27 with no single ACT.
  • International students should be able to arrange to take the SAT or ACT in their home countries.
  • All women expecting to start their first full term of college as an undergraduate women’s college in the fall 2018 term are eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

You can apply online for the given scholarship through the given link:

https://leecalizo.wufoo.com/forms/z1hacfdx1u6nlap/

Supporting Documents:

A complete application package should be completed online and will include the following components:

  • An essay (which must be in PDF format) uploaded within the online application form.
  • Uploading an optional resume, (which must also be in PDF format), within the online application form.
  • Official high school or GED transcripts uploaded at our website by your high school counselor or registrar
  • Official report of SAT (code 7230) or ACT (code 1715) scores sent to us electronically by the testing service or by your high school counselor or registrar.
  • Three Confidential letters of recommendation on letterhead and in PDF format.
  • You should request at least two of the letters from people who can comment on your academic qualifications (teachers and counselors)

Award Description:

The scholarship winner will get scholarship awards up to $10,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.thesunflowerinitiative.com/scholarship/

AAUW International Fellowship Program

Award Amount: $68,000

Number of Awards: Five (5)

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is pleased to offer a fellowship named as “AAUW’s International Fellowship Program”. The international fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. AAUW’s bimonthly e-bulletin is your first stop for updates on everything from research to legislation to discounts for members.

Host Institution:

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), officially founded in 1881, is a non-profit organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. The organization has a nationwide network of 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 local branches, and 800 college and university partners. Its headquarters are in Washington, D.C.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Have citizenship in a country other than the United States or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States. Women holding dual citizenship in the United States and another country or who are permanent legal residents of the United States are not eligible.
  • Hold an academic degree (earned in the United States or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree completed by September 30, 2017.
  • Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year
  • Intend to return to her home country to pursue a professional career.
  • Be proficient in English. Unless the applicant can verify that her native language is English, that she received her secondary diploma or undergraduate degree from an English-speaking institution, or that she will have completed one semester of full-time study in her discipline at an English-speaking college or university between October 2015 and September 30, 2017.
  • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution located in the United States during the fellowship year.
  • Applicants must be conducting a full year of study or research. International Fellowships do not provide funding for a partial year of study or research. Programs ending prior to April of the fellowship year are not eligible.
  • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral fellowships support traditional classroom-based courses of study at colleges or universities.

Instructions for Applying:

Interested applicants can download the application form from the given link: https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fAAUW

Supporting Documents:

  • Recommendations: Provide three recommenders who are professors or professional colleagues well acquainted with you, your work, and your academic background, in striving towards scholarly pursuits. When possible, recommenders should be professors or professional colleagues in the applicant’s home country who can speak about the applicant’s qualifications and about the country’s need for the specialized skill or knowledge she plans to acquire with her proposed study or research. AAUW does not accept references from dossier services.
  • Academics
  • Narratives
  • Budget
  • Uploads
  • Proof of highest degree applicant will upload transcripts from the college or university where the highest degree (not a certificate) was obtained.
  1. Transcripts must include a list of courses taken and grades received.
  2. If the institution does not provide a transcript or a list of courses taken and grades received or the degree did not require coursework, an official letter from the institution where the degree was received that includes the degree completion date must be uploaded.
  3. Do not upload copies of additional certificates or other documents the applicant may have received during her education.
  • Proof of current enrollment (currently-enrolled applications only) — applicant will upload transcripts lists of courses institution letters from the college or university in which the applicant is currently enrolled if she is enrolled.
  1. Transcripts must include a list of courses taken and grades received.
  2. Many transcripts do not include current coursework. If fall 2017 semester grades are not available and are not on your transcript, a list of courses taken that semester must be provided by the institution’s Office of the Registrar.
  3. If the institution does not provide a transcript or a list of courses taken and grades received or the degree did not require coursework, an official letter* from the institution where the degree was received that includes the degree completion date must be uploaded.
  • Proof of bachelor’s degree applicant will upload any one of the following:
  1. Transcript  showing degree and date received (must be on or before September 30, 2017)
  2. Copy of diploma showing date degree was received (must be on or before September 30, 2017)
  3. Copy of acceptance letter  to, or current enrollment in, a graduate-level program at a U.S. institution
  • Proof of doctorate or M.F.A. degree (postdoctoral applicants only) — applicant will upload any of the following:
  1. Transcript showing degree and date received (must be on or before December 1, 2017)
  2. Official letter  from institution where degree was received that includes the degree completion date
  3. Copy of diploma showing date degree was received (must be on or before December 1, 2017)
  • Official report of TOEFL test scores or waiver request — applicant will upload report or request waiver and, if applicable, upload transcript based on criteria described above.
  • Letter of admission applicant will upload a letter of admission* from the proposed institution of study or research.
  1. If the applicant has not been accepted at the time of application, she must list the name of at least one institution to which she has applied.
  2. Fellows must provide official confirmation from the institution with their acceptance materials.
  • C.V./Resume
  • Payment

Award Description:

  • Master’s/first professional degree: $18,000
  • Doctoral: $20,000
  • Postdoctoral: $30,000

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/

Best Scholarships for Women in Engineering

Women are often under-represented in the fields of engineering, both in academia and in the profession of engineering. If you are a woman who getting ready for college to study engineering and looking for a scholarship, then our scholarship list of “Best Scholarships for Women in Engineering” may help you achieve your goals. There are a variety of scholarships are available for women who are seeking to pursue higher education in Engineering.

Our list is available for women who are interested in studying computer science, information systems, business technology administration, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, or another engineering field. So go ahead, don’t waste any time. Check out these scholarships to help fund your education and Apply today!!

The Women Techmakers Scholarship

Google Inc. is pleased to announce a one-time scholarship named as the Women Techmakers Scholarship. To eligible, the applicant must identify as female and study computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field. Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive $10,000 USD (for students in the US) or $5,000 CAD (for students in Canada) for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Provided By: Google Inc.
Course: Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. program
Award: $10,000 (USD) or $5,000 (CAD)
Eligibility: Female undergraduate and graduate students
Deadline: December 11th, 2017 at 11:59 pm PT.
Apply Now: https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars

The SWE scholarships Program

The Society of Women Engineers is pleased to announce the SWE scholarships. The program is open to full or part-time students who are entering any year of engineering school, including graduate school. The program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000 each and some are renewable. In 2017, SWE disbursed approximately 233 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $715,000. SWE scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year will be available December 1, 2017.

Provided By: The Society of Women Engineers
Course: Baccalaureate or graduate programs
Award: $1,000 to $15,000 each
Eligibility: Full or part-time students (freshmen through graduate students)
Deadline: February 15 for sophomores through graduate students and May 1 for freshmen each year.
Apply Now: http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/swe-scholarships

Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation Women In Scholarship

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) Foundation is pleased to announce its annual three scholarships named as the WomenIn scholarship, the Randy Pausch scholarships, and the Mark Beaumont Scholarship. The program is open to a female-identifying full-time undergraduate student who is starting their second year or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2017-18 academic school year.

Provided By: Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS)
Course: Multiple courses
Award: $2,500 each
Eligibility: Must be a female-identifying full-time undergraduate student
Deadline: September 30 and April 30, each year
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/academy-of-interactive-arts-sciences-foundation-women-in-scholarship/

Best Scholarships for Women in Engineering

Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Zonta International, through its foundation, is thrilled to announce a scholarship program named as “Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship”. Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree who demonstrate a superior academic record in the field of aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering are eligible to apply.

Provided By: Zonta International
Course: Ph.D./doctoral degree
Award: $10,000
Eligibility: Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree
Deadline: November 15, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/zonta-international-amelia-earhart-fellowship/

Women in STEM Academic scholarship

The BHW Group is excited to announce its Women in STEM academic scholarship. The program is open to Women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the 2017 school year.

Provided By: BHW Group
Course: Undergraduate or master’s degree
Award: $3000
Eligibility: Women
Deadline: April 15th each year.
Apply Now: https://thebhwgroup.com/scholarship

The A.O.E. National Foundation Scholarships

The A.O.E. National Foundation promotes academic excellence by awarding $500 – $2500 scholarships in varying amounts to women who promote engineering and technical science. There are two types of scholarships offered named as Rings of Excellence Scholarship and Engineering and Technical Science Achievement Scholarship.

Provided By: A.O.E. National Foundation
Course: Engineering and technical science
Award: $500 – $2500
Eligibility: High school, graduate students, and International students
Deadline: February 15.
Apply Now: http://www.aoefoundation.org/scholarships.php

 

Best Scholarships for Women in Engineering

The Selected Professions Fellowships Program

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is pleased to announce the Selected Professions Fellowships Program. The program is open to women who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States who have achieved high standards of academic excellence and show promise of distinction in their respective fields. Women in two categories are eligible to apply: the Science and Technology Group and the Focus Professions Group.

Provided By: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Course: Graduate and professional degree programs
Award: $5,000–18,000
Eligibility: Women
Deadline: January 10, 2018.
Apply Now: https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/selected-professions-fellowships/

MSU Engineering Scholarships

The MSU College of Engineering offers more than 300 scholarships to undergraduate students each year totaling approximately $600,000. The individual annual scholarship amounts range from $100 to $13,000. Incoming first-year students and current engineering students are eligible to apply.

Provided By: MSU College of Engineering
Course: Degree course
Award: $100 to $13,000 (totaling approximately $600,000)
Eligibility: Undergraduate students
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Apply Now: https://www.egr.msu.edu/wie/current-students/scholarships

The Google Lime Scholarship

As part of their commitment, Google Inc. has partnered with Lime Connect, is pleased to announce the Google Lime Scholarship to help university students with disabilities work toward their academic goals in the field of computer science, computer engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2018-2019 school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2018.

Provided By: Google Inc.
Course: Computer science/engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field
Award: 10,000 USD or 5,000 CAD
Eligibility: University students with disabilities
Deadline: December 10, 2017.
Apply Now: https://edu.google.com/scholarships/the-google-lime-scholarship/

Best Scholarships for Women in Engineering

Microsoft Tuition Scholarships

Microsoft awards tuition scholarships each year to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM disciplines. The scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) degree. To apply, the applicant must be enrolled full time in a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application is submitted. Recipients receive partial tuition covered for one academic year as posted by the financial aid office at your college or university

Provided By: Microsoft Inc.
Course: Bachelor’s degree
Award: Partial tuition covered for one academic year
Eligibility: Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA out of 4.0, or a 4.0 cumulative GPA out of 5.0
Deadline: Feb 9, 2018.
Apply Now: https://careers.microsoft.com/students/scholarships

Influenster Scholarship for Women in STEM

Influenster wants to offer its Influenster Scholarship for Women in STEM Program. The program is open to female students who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a technical field of study. The scholarship can be used to pay for tuition and/or school expenses. The program will worth a $1,000 scholarship to five winning candidates.

Provided By: Influenster
Course: Undergraduate or graduate degree in a technical field
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Female students who are pursuing a degree in a technical field of study
Deadline: November 5, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.influenster.com/scholarship

Kelly Future Engineers Scholarship Program

Kelly Services, Inc. is pleased to offer a scholarship program termed as “Kelly Future Engineers Scholarship Program”. Full-time student at the time of application submittal, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or Canada during the 2017 calendar year are eligible to apply.

Provided By: Kelly Services, Inc.
Course: Bachelor’s degree in engineering
Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Be a U.S. or Canadian citizen
Deadline: February 2, 2018.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/kelly-future-engineers-scholarship-program/

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Google Inc. Women Techmakers Scholars Program

Award Amount: $10,000 for US students and $5,000 for Canadian students

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 11th, 2017 at 11:59 pm PT

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Google is proud to honor Anita’s memory and support women in technology with the “Women Techmakers Scholars Program”. Through the scholarship program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.

Host Institution:

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • To apply applicant Identify as female.
  • Currently, be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. program at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply for the scholarship, you may check the given link: https://services.google.com/fb/forms/2018WTMSP-USCAN/

Supporting Documents:

Submit the following information as part of their package:

  • Responses to four essay questions
  • Current resume
  • Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor

Award Description:

The scholarships will be award 10,000 for US students and $5,000 for students in Canada.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars

Contact Information:

Have any question, you can email to WTMScholars-at-google.com.

Linly Heflin Unit Grants Scholarships Program

Award Amount: $5,000 per year for four years

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Each year applications for the Linly Heflin Unit grants scholarships are invited.The Linly Heflin Unit Organization is excited to announce its scholarship program. The Scholarship program is targeted to female students from Alabama who are pursuing an undergraduate program at four-year accredited Alabama colleges and universities. The total award amount of the scholarship is $20,000 for four years or until graduation, whichever comes first, and high school seniors through college juniors may apply.

Host Institution:

The Linly Heflin Unit was founded in 1919 as a women’s service organization. Since 1923 the major focus of the group has been to further the education of young women in Alabama. The Linly Heflin Unit is small in number- only 125 women- but each is dedicated to sharing her time and abilities.

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • The applicants must be female, from Alabama, a U.S.
  • The applicants must attend a four-year accredited Alabama college/university and full-time.
  • Junior college students who are transferring to four-year Alabama colleges or universities to finish their degrees may apply
  • Recipients must have a minimum ACT score of 23.
  • Applicants may be single or married.
  • Recipients must have documented financial need and academic proficiency

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link:

https://linlyheflin.formstack.com/forms/2018_scholarship_application

Award Description:

The Linly Heflin Unit Organization will provide an award $5,000 per year for four years or until graduation. The total award amount of the scholarship is $20,000 for four years.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.linlyheflin.org/scholarship-information/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions or additional query, send an email to LinlyHeflinScholarship-at-gmail.com.

Influenster Scholarship for Women in STEM

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: 5

Deadline: November 5, 2017

Winner Announcement: 1-2 months after deadline

Brief Description:

The Influenster is now offering its Influenster Scholarship for Women in Tech Program sponsor by United Charitable Program to students who are major in a Science, Technology, and Engineering or Math (STEM) field. The scholarship program is open to junior or senior undergraduate students or graduate students who are currently enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. college/university

Host Institution:

Influenster is a product discovery and reviews platform for consumers. Influenster uses social media analytics to measure its users’ influence on social media. Influenster launched in 2010. An iOS app for Influenster launched in 2014 [1] while an Android app launched in 2015. As of December 2016, Influenster’s community consists of more than 2.5 million users.

Eligibility:

To eligible applicants must:

  • Identify as a female.
  • U.S. legal residents who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry
  • Be lawfully authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States without any form of sponsorship.
  • Must be junior or senior undergraduate students or graduate students enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. college/university as of fall 2017 semester. (Those who are not full-time students, i.e. not taking a full course load or taking on a co-op opportunity, are not eligible for the scholarship.)
  • Have a minimum 3.40 cumulative GPA (will not be rounded) on the 0-grade scale.
  • Major in a Science, Technology, and Engineering or Math (STEM) field.
  • Applicant has not been a past Influenster scholarship recipient
  • Employees and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) or those living in the same household (whether or not related) of VoxPop Communities, Inc., d/b/a Influenster (Sponsor), and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, distributors and advertising promotion agencies (collectively, the “Contest Parties”) are not eligible to enter or win. All federal, state and local laws apply

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://www.influenster.com/scholarship/application/first

Supporting Documents:

  • Attached a valid resume
  • College transcript as proof of enrollment.
  • The Influenster application including the written essay topic: “Discuss a tool in the realm of li-technology that you wish you could reinvent, tweak, or collaborate on and why?

Award Description:

Influenster wants to offer a $1,000 scholarship to five female students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a technical field of study. The scholarship can be used to pay for tuition and/or school expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.influenster.com/scholarship

Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation Women In Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500 each

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: September 30 and April 30, each year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) Foundation is pleased to announce its annual three scholarships named as the WomenIn scholarship, the Randy Pausch scholarships, and the Mark Beaumont Scholarship. The program is open to a female-identifying full-time undergraduate student who is starting their second year or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2017-18 academic school year. Through the programs, the AIAS provides scholarships to individuals pursuing careers in all aspects of game development and the business of gaming.

Host Institution:

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) was founded in 1996 as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the interactive arts. The organization has more than 20,000 members.The mission of the AIAS Foundation is to advance an inclusive worldwide interactive entertainment creative and business community through collaboration, education, and professional development.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • Applicants to the WomenIn Scholarship must identify as women intending to pursue a career in any aspect of interactive entertainment including art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, law, marketing, and business administration.
  • Applicants to the Randy Pausch Scholarship must intend to pursue a career in any aspect of game development including art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, and music composition.
  • Applicants to the Mark Beaumont Scholarship must intend to pursue a career in any aspect of the business of game development including law, marketing, business management and human relations.
  • General eligibilities:
  1. Must be a female-identifying full-time undergraduate student starting their second year or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2017-18 academic school year.
  2. Major: Any field.
  3. GPA: 3.3 minimum on a 4.0 scale.
  4. Applicants do not need to be a US citizen or permanent resident to apply. In compliance with federal law, any non-U.S. citizen who receives a scholarship must not be listed on a published “Specifically Designated Nationals” terrorism watch list.
  5. Family members of AIAS Foundation board and staff and individual major donors of the Foundation (defined as contributors of at least $1000 in donation) are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  6. Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application go through the given links:

Supporting Documents:

To complete this application, you must upload the following:

  • Verification of enrollment in an undergraduate (minimum 2nd year) or graduate studies program for the 2017-2018 academic year (2016-2017 academic year for Mark Beaumont Scholarship).
  • Two-page (maximum) personal statement, including:
  1. Information about your studies and how you will benefit the game industry
  2. A statement addressing your service, leadership, character, and financial need.
  • Two current, signed letters of recommendation:
  1. Letters of recommendation must be from colleagues or professors from your current academic program, administration, and/or professors who know you individually.
  2. Letters of recommendation must address your potential to make a significant contribution to the game industry through character, service, or leadership abilities.
  • Transcripts – Transcripts must be mailed a hard copy to the address provided in the application package.

Submitting Details:

The applicant can Mail directly from your university your most recent official college/university transcript (with school stamp, school official’s signature, or embossed stamp/seal) and school’s grading system. Address all transcripts to:

AIAS Foundation

c/o Mark Beaumont Scholarship

11175 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 440

Los Angeles, CA 90025

Award Description:

All Scholarship through the AIASF is for $2,500.  A number of scholarships awarded each round vary, however in the past the Mark Beaumont and Randy Pausch scholarships average two awards and the WomenIn scholarship averages 10.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.aiasfoundation.org/programs/scholarships.asp

Contact Information:

If you have any additional question, contact by email to scholarships-at-interactive.org.

Mobility International USA Research Internship for Disable Students

Award Amount: Intern will work with MIUSA staff

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 15, 2017, or until the position is filled

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Would you like to learn more about human rights, disability rights or women’s empowerment? Do you have an interest or experience in cross-cultural exchange and working with diverse populations? The Mobility International USA (MIUSA) is a dynamic, disability-led organization who is seeking an intern to contribute their research and communication skills to their team. MIUSA appreciates your interest in promoting equality and opportunity for persons with disabilities worldwide. People with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply!

Host Institution:

Mobility International USA (MIUSA) is an equal opportunity organization. Founded in 1981, MIUSA is a disability-led non-profit organization headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, USA advancing disability rights and leadership globally. It is a cross-disability organization serving people with a broad range of disabilities.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • People with disabilities, women, and minorities, are encouraged to apply.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Excellent detail-oriented, organizational and prioritizing skillsAbility to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  2. Ability to communicate effectively via e-mail, telephone, Skype, video relay, instant messaging and other media
  3. Computer experience and skills, including using software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Photoshop, Salesforce, InDesign
  4. Experience and skills developing and updating website content, and social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.)
  5. Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  6. English or ASL proficiency required
  7. Knowledge of one or more languages other than English a plus (especially Spanish, Vietnamese, Armenian)
  8. Experience or interest in disability issues, diversity, women’s rights, and/or human rights a plus
  9. Experience or interest in international cultural exchange a plus
  10. Experience in a non-profit, civic or governmental, educational, or international context a plus
  11. Professional or personal experience working with people with disabilities a plus

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for this internship, with the subject line: Research Internship Application, the applicants must email a cover letter and resume to Chloe Crawford, Intern and Volunteer Coordinator at ccrawford-at-miusa.org.

In your cover letter and/or resume, address the following questions:

  • What is your interest in working with Mobility International USA?
  • What strengths will you bring?
  • What is your experience with disability rights, international exchange and/or international development?

Note: Also, indicate your availability from October through December 2017, including how soon you are available, other commitments that may conflict with your MIUSA internship and number of hours per week you are available.

Position Description:

MIUSA internship positions are unpaid and interns are responsible for their own insurance, relocating, and living expenses. This is a three-month (approximate) internship at MIUSA’s office in downtown Eugene, Oregon USA. The intern will work with MIUSA staff to determine organizational needs and to assess the intern’s academic and professional goals. Interns must commit to ten hours per week. Projects may include:

  • Alumni outreach and networking. Support with an exciting project to help identify past MIUSA alumni through research using social media, communicating with active alumni, and other innovative methods. Managing and updating the alumni database and Facebook Alumni groups. The MIUSA alumni network encompasses over 2300 alumni from over 135 countries!
  • Media support. Assisting with implementation of a media strategies to promote MIUSA’s work, including drafting social media posts and press releases, highlighting alumni achievements and success stories, and disseminating information to media outlets.
  • Assisting with fundraising for future MIUSA programs.
  • Organizational Support. Assisting with office management tasks (Mail, computer tasks, file management).Specific projects related to intern goals.
  • Other timely tasks as assigned to achieve goals of the entire organization.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.miusa.org/news/2017/fallinternships

 

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 15, each year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Soroptimist Organization is pleased to announce the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards. The program is open to women who are enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. The Dream Programs of Soroptimist ensure women and girls have access to the education and training they need to reach their full potential and live their dreams. Soroptimist is committed to investing in programs that have a sustainable, measurable change for women and girls.

Host Institution:

Soroptimist is a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Approximately 74,000 Soroptimists in over 120 countries and territories support community–based and global projects benefiting women and girls. The name, Soroptimist, means “best for women,” and that’s what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.

Eligibility:

You are eligible to apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards if you are a woman who:

  • Only resides in one of Soroptimist International of the Americas’ member countries/territories are eligible to apply for the educational grants. (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guam, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, United States of America, Venezuela).
  • Provides the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents.
  • Has financial need.
  • Is enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.
  • Is motivated to achieve your education and career goals.
  • Has not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity or Live Your Dream Award.
  • Does not have a graduate degree.
  • Is not a Soroptimist member, an employee of Soroptimist International of the Americas or immediate family of either
  • Has a Social Security number or Tax ID number. (This is required for tax purposes and is only necessary if you are a resident of the United States. You will not be asked to share this information unless you have been given an award.)

Instructions for Applying:

Video: How to Submit https://youtu.be/pE97I4_Ng4c

If interested in applying for the Live Your Dream Awards, then you may download and submit an application through the given links:

Supporting Documents:

Upload two reference forms (Download athttp://www.soroptimist.org/members/program/programdocs/lyd-awards/english/reference-form.pdf)

Award Description:

  • The Live Your Dream Awards involves three levels of cash awards. The program begins at the local Soroptimist club-level, where award amounts vary.
  • Local-level award recipients become eligible for region-level awards of either $3,000 or $5,000.
  • Region-level award recipients then become eligible to receive one of three international-level awards of $10,000.
  • Recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, including books, childcare, and transportation.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/live-your-dream-awards.html

Contact Information:

If you still have questions, contact Soroptimist headquarters at siahq-at-soroptimist.org

Glamour’s 2018 College Women of the Year Competition

Award Amount: $10,000 and nine $3,000 prizes

Number of Awards: 10

Deadline: October 1, 2017, 11:59 PM ET

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

Are you a young woman who is changing the world or making a serious impact? At Glamour, the Glamour’s 2018 College Women of the Year competition is available that is sponsored by Condé Nast, One World Trade Center. Only to legal residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia and Canada (except Quebec) who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry, may apply. You can apply if you will be a college student in the 2017 – 2018 school year. You can also enter if you previously attended college or forwent college to pursue an idea, company or project that you are dedicated to.

Host Institution:

Glamour.com is your source for what matters to women now, from outfit ideas and makeup tutorials to celebrity news and politics.For over 60 years, Glamour has recognized outstanding changemakers across the country: activists, scientists, athletes, artists, and businesswomen.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must:

  • Be legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia and Canada (except Quebec)
  • Be at least 18 years old as of the date of entry
  • Except officers, directors, members, and employees of the Sponsor, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals.
  • This Promotion is void in Quebec, outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and Canada, and where prohibited.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, there are two ways to enter:

1) Visit www.glamour.com/story/college-women-of-the-year-application during the Promotion Period and follow the instructions to complete and submit the entry form and supporting materials, or

2) Visit www.glamour.com/go/cwotyduring the Promotion Period to print out and complete the entry form and mail it with the supporting materials in one envelope to Glamour’s 2018 College Women of the Year Competition, One World Trade Center, 30th Floor, New York, NY 10007.

Supporting Documents:

Regardless of which method of entry you choose, you must include all the following with your online application:

  • An official college transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation from a professional or academic reference: ask your references to include your name, their contact information and to sign and date their letters. You may also include slides, CDs videos, or samples of your work, any relevant newspaper clippings or CD/DVDs of radio or television appearances.
  • An essay of no more than 500 words describing your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and/or future goals
  • A recent photo of yourself

Award Description:

There will be one (1) grand prize winner and nine (9) first prize winners. The grand prize is $10,000 cash. The first place prize is $3,000.00 cash.All winners will be recognized in Glamour.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.glamour.com/story/college-women-of-the-year-application

University of Hartford Dorothy Goodwin Scholarship

Award Amount:$2,500-$5,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 29, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 15, 2017.

Brief Description:

The UNotesatthe University of Hartford is pleased to publicize the Dorothy Goodwin Scholarship.Undergraduate female students who have reached sophomore status and graduate female student who will be at the University for at least one more full academic year, in any school or college of the University, are eligible to apply. Through the program, the students have the opportunity to make their passion project into a reality.This highly competitive program provides an unparalleled experience each year to a select group of female students.

Host Institution:

UNotes is the comprehensive, online news source for the University of Hartford community.  It consists of two parts: UNotes Daily and UNotes Extra. The University of Hartford (UHart) is a private, independent, nonsectarian, coeducational university located mostly in West Hartford, Connecticut. Its 350-acre (1.4 km2) main campus touches portions of three municipalities: Bloomfield, Hartford, and West Hartford.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • Student(s) must propose an innovative scholarly research or creative project that will be explored in partnership with a University of Hartford faculty/staff mentor (adjunct faculty may participate).
  • Women students who will be sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students in the fall of 2017 at any school or college of the University of Hartford studying any academic discipline are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be in excellent academic standing (3.0 ≥ for overall GPA; 3.5 ≥ for major).
  • Be available to work on the project for a minimum of 200 hours during the academic year to complete no later than summer 2018. A strong preference will be given to applicants whose research will take place on campus. The program includes participation at additional events, which students must be available to attend throughout the academic year unless there is a schedule conflict.
  • Be available to attend additional events throughout the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Be available to present at The Women’s Advancement Initiatives Symposium during the spring 2018 semester.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying, the applicants must submit the application process by submitting required materials as the following:

Student applicants will submit the following:

  • Applicant name, address, ID number, email (University and personal), phone (cell), expected graduation date, college, and major
  • Transcript (unofficial copies will be accepted) and resume
  • Narrative: In up to three double-spaced pages, describe these elements of your proposed research or creative project:
  1. Scholarship Period: Select either Summer Award or Academic-Year Award
  2. Project Plan: What are the goals of your project? What role will you play in accomplishing these goals?
  3. Project Timetable: When, and in what sequence, will project activities take place?
  4. Personal Goals: What do you anticipate learning from the research project, and the mentoring of your faculty partner? How does this connect with your future plans? How will receiving this scholarship make a difference in your life?
  5. Financial Plan: Awards of $2,500-$5,000 are available to Dorothy Goodwin Scholars. What uses do you anticipate for this award, both personal and project-related?

Faculty mentors will submit the following:

  • Mentor name, ID number, address, email, phone, college, department, and faculty rank
  • Current short form curriculum vitae
  • Narrative: In up to three double-spaced pages, describe the following:
  1. Project Plan: What are your goals for this project? What role will you play in accomplishing these goals; what role do you anticipate the student researcher will play? Does this proposed project relate to your own area of expertise or research? If so, how?
  2. Project Timetable: Confirm timetable of the project included in student’s submission (timing and sequence of project activities).
  3. Mentoring Goals: How will you collaborate with your student researcher? What do you anticipate offering to the student, and learning from the student?

Submitting Details:

  • The applicants can submit completed proposals via email to womenadv-at-hartford.edu.
  • Note: Proposal assistance is available by contacting Amy Jaffe Barzach at barzach-at-hartford.edu or 860.768.5471.

Award Description:

  • Selected student applicants will receive a total award package of $2,500-$5,000, payable in two installments.
  • 75% of the award will be payable at the start of scholarship period and 25% of the award will be made upon completion of the project.
  • In addition, faculty mentors will also receive $500 toward professional development in recognition of their service and project oversight.

Detailed Information Link:

http://unotes.hartford.edu/announcements/2017/09/2017-09-08-accepting-applications-for-the-dorothy-goodwin-scholarship.aspx

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact at womenadv-at-hartford.edu